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Promoting World Peace, Not Glorifying War
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Promoting World Peace, Not Glorifying War
November 11, 2021

After Armistice Day was rebranded Veterans Day by U.S. Congress, it quickly morphed into an occasion for honoring the military, says the group Veterans’ For Peace.

The Russian Way in Warfare – The Brusilov Offensive
November 4, 2021

There are several points of difference between this attack and the British one which deserve notice and give us a perception of “a Russian way in warfare,” Patrick Armstrong writes.

The Russian Way in Warfare – The Brusilov Offensive
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Why Putin Criticized the Bolshevik Counter Revolution: Trotsky, Parvus and the War on Civilization
History
Why Putin Criticized the Bolshevik Counter Revolution: Trotsky, Parvus and the War on Civilization
November 1, 2021

Doesn’t Putin respect Soviet Russian accomplishments including the sacrifices made to put down Hitler? How could Putin be a true anti-imperialist if he is an anti-revolutionary?

The First World War, Cecile Rhodes & Anglo-Saxon Power
September 22, 2021

David William Pear says the era in which the British Empire set out to destroy Germany in 1902 — leading the way to World War I — is frighteningly similar to that of today’s U.S. hostility to the rising of China and Russia.

The First World War, Cecile Rhodes & Anglo-Saxon Power
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Mass Ignorance in the Age of Information
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Mass Ignorance in the Age of Information
December 3, 2020

It is shameful that the people of 1918 were far more responsible in dealing with a pandemic – with their relatively limited information resources – than people are today with a wealth of information gadgetry at their disposal.

How WWI Soldiers’ Bodies Were Controlled, Transformed and Abused to Secure Victory
November 10, 2020

Take Private Silver, a pre-WWI recruit whose diary opens with his delight at his shiny red uniform. Bitter at having to exchange it for khaki in 1914, Silver turned his displeasure to the deplorable state of the food.

How WWI Soldiers’ Bodies Were Controlled, Transformed and Abused to Secure Victory
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The Chaotic Government Response to COVID-19 Resembles the Failures of 1914
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The Chaotic Government Response to COVID-19 Resembles the Failures of 1914
April 7, 2020

The First World War exposed most governments in Europe and beyond as bunglers who could not cope with a real crisis. The pandemic is likely to provoke a similar political earthquake that governments, which carelessly use the rhetoric of war to their own advantage, will be lucky to survive.

How Generals Fueled 1918 Flu Pandemic to Win Their World War
April 4, 2020

In a time of socio-political upheaval, and vanishing tolerance for the continuation of endless war, it could be a harbinger of accelerated unraveling of political tolerance for the war state’s overweening power. 

How Generals Fueled 1918 Flu Pandemic to Win Their World War
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